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Enjoy the ride!
|Designer / calculations||Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH|
|Type||Steel - Spinning|
|Model / product||Xtended SC 2200|
|Riders per train||4|
|Propulsion||Chain lift hill|
|Area||180.4 feet × 203.4 feet|
Top speed39 mph
Spinball Whizzer is the only Xtended SC 2200 ever built by Maurer.
When the ride opened in 2004, it was themed as a giant pinball machine. This theme was changed when SEGA sponsored the ride in 2010. It was then themed around Sonic The Hedgehog. For 2016, the attraction returned to its former name of Spinball Whizzer after the SEGA contract expired. It also received new theme music for 2016 from IMAScore.
|Roller coasters at Alton Towers|
|Present||Galactica • Nemesis • Oblivion • Octonauts Rollercoaster Adventure • Rita • Runaway Mine Train • Smiler • Spinball Whizzer • Thirteen • Wicker Man|
|Former||4 Man Bob • Alton Mouse • Beastie • Black Hole • Corkscrew • Mini Apple • New Beast • Thunderlooper|
|Unbuilt||Secret Weapon 1 & 2 • unknown|